IT Auditor

Job Summary
  • Responsibility for assisting in the execution of IT audits, diverse operational integrated audits and other projects as assigned by Internal Audit (IA) Management. Such work includes, but is not limited to, assisting in audits of the organization to test that IT controls are in place and functioning as intended. This will be accomplished through completion of audit program steps to test that IT controls and related processes are effective, efficient, and compliant with MedStar policies and regulatory requirements. Areas of review include, but are not limited to, general and application controls, and system development life cycle.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education/Training
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Computer Science or Information Systems.
  • Experience
    • 2 years of IT auditing experience, experience in IS security, network administration, the system development process cycle, disaster recovery/business continuity planning, and/or IT infrastructure preferred.
  • License/Certification/Registration
    • CISA preferred; must obtain CISA or equivalent professional certification within 18 months of assuming position.
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
    • Knowledge of generally accepted auditing standards, the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, and security and trust models and guidelines (e.g. COSO, COBIT, ITIL,ISO17799, HIPPA, HITECH, NIST). Solid communication (verbal and written), technological, organizational, time management and analytical skills. Ability to interact with individuals at all levels in the organization in order to create favorable relationships with and good understanding of the IA function. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and/or Access, PowerPoint and Exchange. Experience with data analysis / computer assisted audit techniques (CAAT) tools and audit management software is a plus; TeamMate and IDEA preferred.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives, and adheres to IA department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations. Embodies and demonstrates the Mission, Vision and Spirit Values of MedStar.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams as appropriate. Participates in meetings, serves on committees and represents the department and hospital/facility in community outreach efforts as appropriate. Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Proficiently uses audit management software and Computer-Assisted Audit Techniques (CAAT) as appropriate on assignments.
  • Remains knowledgeable of the healthcare and IT industries and leverages all available IA resources such as leading practices, technologies and tools
  • Works with IA Management in performing IT reviews of risks and controls in IT, financial, operational and compliance areas.
  • Works with IA Management to conduct independent audits according to the Annual Internal Audit Plan and develops appropriate documentation to support audit work performed in accordance with IA department and professional standards.
  • Works with IA Management to measure and track the results of audits performed through action plan followup procedures and tracking the impact of any identified revenue enhancement or cost savings.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

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